Dodo Mandanas, DILG recognize top barangay justice panels
Batangas Governor Dodo Mandanas has partnered with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to recognize the “lupong tagapamayapa” or barangay justice committees in the province.
The Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Awards (LTIA) was held on June 3 at the Provincial Capitol compound in Batangas City.
As the regional winner, Barangay Pinagbayanan in Taysan will represent CALABARZON in the National LTIA.
Meanwhile, Barangay Darasa in Tanauan received P15,000 after its watchmen were named the provincial winner and regional finalist the Component City category.
Barangay Pinagbayanan, Taysan was named the provincial winner and regional winner in the 1st to 3rd Class Municipality Category while Barangay Puting Bato-East in Calaca was chosen as a provincial finalist.
The Lupong Tagapamayapa is a body created in each barangay to settle disputes.
In his speech, Mandanas emphasized the importance of the committees in ensuring peace, order and progress in Batangas.
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